Stop Aging Now!
by Jean Carper
In Stop Aging Now!, Jean Carper -- winner of the 1995 Excellence in Journalism Award from the American Aging Association (the nation's leading group of scientists investigating the biomedical aspects of aging), nationally syndicated columnist and leading authority on health and nutrition -- documents how antioxidant vitamins, minerals, herbs and food chemicals are the magi...more
ebook, 384 pages
Published June 30th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books
(first published June 1st 1995)
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This health book explains what different supplements can do for you, and also different foods. Supplements are confusing because they are not FDA-regulated. (They are supposed to start regulating in 2010.) Consumer Reports (ConsumerLab.com) does, however. Of those vitamin-mineral supplements tested, at least one had lead in them, and others did not have the nutrient in the amount they claimed. The brands that tested good were Centrum Silver (by Wyeth) and One-a-Day Womens (by Bayer), and Flintst...more
This is one the type of self help books I like when it comes to health. It goes into detail where the author is speaking to us like we understand. She doesn't use what I call fifty cent words we have to look up or skim over and hope to understand the message without the aggravation. Then, when you've read the entire book, there are pages you can bookmark to go back to that will give you the basic information she is trying to share with you. If you are not a reader, especially when it comes to th...more
When my Dads second wife died of breast cancer, I kept this book from among her things. The copyright is 1995, so some of the info may be outdated. However, I still refer to it from time to time, as I find it to be a storage house of vitamin, herb and health promoting information.
Jean Carper is a New York Times best-selling author, contributing editor to USA Weekend Magazine (700 newspapers nationwide and 50 million readers) and a leading authority on health and nutrition. She is the author of 24 books, including “Your Miracle Brain, Miracle Cures, Stop Aging Now!, Food-Your Miracle Medicine, The Food Pharmacy, Jean Carper’s Complete Healthy Cookbook”—and now, her latest–More about Jean Carper...